11 must-have products to give a winter shimmery glow

Get an instant glow-up this festive season

These must-have products will give your body a shimmery glow

by Bella Evennett-Watts |
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We all adore glowing skin - besides, who doesn't love feeling like a golden goddess?!

But let's face it, we're not all blessed with naturally hydrated, dewy skin - even the Kardashians have a secret stash of glow-getter tools.

And now that winter has finally arrived and the festive season is well underway - we still want to be living our best lives with a shimmery skin.

From cult-classics to cheeky dupes at cheaper prices, we've picked the must-have body shimmers, to give your body an instant glow-up, just in time for Christmas.

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Sanctuary Spa Body Moisturiser,Illuminating Rose Gold Radiance Body Oil1 of 11

Sanctuary Spa Body Moisturiser,Illuminating Rose Gold Radiance Body Oil

Not only does the subtle scent of Sanctuary Spa products ooze luxury, but this radiance boosting dry body oil is also infused with diamond dust and rose quartz extract. You'll be dazzling, literally.

Fenty Beauty Body Lava Body Luminizer 90ml2 of 11
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Fenty Beauty Body Lava Body Luminizer 90ml

Fenty Beauty's gel-based body luminizer glides on, leaving skin feeling dewy to the touch - and like any Fenty Beauty product, it has great reviews. One customer raved, "I've tried sooo many of these body shimmers and nothing compares to this! I bought a travel sized one and I've had it for ages even though I've used it almost everyday this summer all over body! It's great for your legs if you're going on a sexy date! Little goes a long way and I feel it's best applied with hands. Really massage it in your skin and it lasts all day."

NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Or Golden Shimmer Multi-Purpose Dry Oil for Face, Body and Hair3 of 11
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NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Or Golden Shimmer Multi-Purpose Dry Oil for Face, Body and Hair

This cult-classic, created by one of France's best-loved pharmacy brands (if you know, you know), is formulated with nourishing Vitamin E and over 98% of the ingredients are nature-derived.

Diego Dalla Palma My Gold-Ness Face and Body Glow Oil 60ml4 of 11
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Diego Dalla Palma My Gold-Ness Face and Body Glow Oil 60ml

The clue is in the name, folks. This luxurious oil can be also used on your face, as well as the rest of your body - perfect for giving yourself a head-to-toe glow. Plus, it's cruelty-free and suitable for vegans.

This Works Perfect Legs Skin Miracle 120ml5 of 11
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This Works Perfect Legs Skin Miracle 120ml

The go-to for glowing legs, this product is a body shimmer with a hint of instant tan, minus the dreaded biscuit smell. One customer said, "I'm not someone who uses fake tan, but at the start of summer, I don't like to get out my pale legs! This lightweight tinted serum is easy to apply, and glazes over any imperfections and gives a tiny burst of colour to your legs. It also comes in a great size package. Enough to last you all summer long!"

Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs Highlighter Golden Glow6 of 11
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Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs Highlighter Golden Glow

At just £9.99, this quick-drying, transfer resistant leg highlighter is not only a bargain, but with its quick rollerball application, it's super convenient for getting your glow on before dashing out of the house.

Supermodel Body Highlighter7 of 11
CREDIT: Charlotte Tilbury

Supermodel Body Highlighter

This product is probably the closest you'll get to effortlessly looking like one of Charlotte Tilbury's Golden Goddesses. Available in an XL bottle, there's more than enough to go around for your pals, too. The pump application is easy and product lasts all day on your skin.

Sanctuary Spa Body Butter, Shimmer Luxe Rose Gold Radiance Body Moisturiser, 300 ml8 of 11
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Sanctuary Spa Body Butter, Shimmer Luxe Rose Gold Radiance Body Moisturiser, 300 ml

We love a moisturising body butter - and after using this one, 94% of women agreed their skin had a delicate iridescent sheen, while 90% of women agreed their skin looked illuminated.

Huda Beauty N.Y.M.P.H Face & Body Highlighter 55ml9 of 11
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Huda Beauty N.Y.M.P.H Face & Body Highlighter 55ml

A little goes a long way with Huda Beauty's water-based formula. One small pump helps to blur imperfections and gives skin an instant glow - it's is also water and transfer resistant, so your pretty summer dresses will stay clean.

Makeup Revolution Molten Body Glow10 of 11
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Makeup Revolution Molten Body Glow

This vegan liquid illuminator can be used on the face and body. Buff the product into your skin to help to even out the tone of your legs, or mix it with your foundation for fuller coverage.

Iconic London Sheer Bronze11 of 11

Iconic London Sheer Bronze

If you are looking for a little bit of extra shimmer this winter but for the face, Iconic London has got you sorted. Coming in six flattering tones, the liquid Sheer Bronze blends effortlessly for a soft-focus finish leaving you glowin'.

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Not only do we think these body shimmers are fab, but they've been tried and tested by women across the UK, who have great things to say.

A fan of Charlotte Tilbury's body highlighter said the Supermodel Body Highlighter didn't irritate her sensitive skin and it was also great for balancing out her fair skin tone, while another said, '[It] has a great shine to it. Made me look and feel great during lockdown. Not at all greasy. Leaves skin looking refreshed.'

And customers who bought cult-classic Nuxe said it was the perfect product to enhance summer skin with a 'subtle shimmer', and they loved its 'gorgeous smell and skin plumping ingredients.'

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